American Heart Association Corporate Market Director-Heart Walk in Fort Worth, Texas

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director- Heart Walk in our Fort Worth, TX office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities for the annual Tarrant County Heart Walk as well as plan, implement and evaluate the event. This position has a planned net goal of $500K. This event brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #4 killer in America. The territory is the Fort Worth area.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Tarrant County Heart Walk.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Coordinating event efforts.

  • Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task.

  • Must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory approximately 75%.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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